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EU centre calls for policies to help female drug users

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 21 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:979
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Patterns of drug misuse in the European Union are changing, with a chronically ageing population among heroin addicts and a wider use of cocaine, cannabis, and combinations of amphetamines, ecstasy, and medicines.

    The picture is contained in the annual report of the European Union's European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction in Lisbon. It estimates that the number of drug addicts has …

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